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Accounts Assistant/Credit Controller

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Job Type
13 Jul 2022
My client is looking for an Accounts Assistant/Credit Controller to join their growing team as the business continues to expand.

You will be responsible for ensuring invoices are collected within the agreed payment terms; the production of accurate and timely reconciliations and dealing with invoice queries - some of which are of a complex nature. There is also a requirement to fulfill other ad hoc day-to-day duties in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial operations, whilst complying with company policies and procedures to ensure that a high level of customer service is upheld at all times.


Responsible for a portfolio of customers worth up to £45 million annual revenue for specific companies within the Group. These are the group s key accounts.

The production, reconciliation and explanation of complex scheduled payments received from customers.

Resolve unallocated cash balances on a timely basis.

Production of an updated analysis of overdue debt.

Chasing invoices by phone or email to reduce the debtor balances and debtor days.

Resolving invoice and billings queries and referring internally, as required, for timely resolution.

To assist Finance, particularly management Accounts with the month end process.

To understand and apply GDPR when dealing with customers and data recording/storage.

Resolving complex rate and split funding queries.

Assisting with internal and external audit requirements as instructed.

Build and maintaining good relationships with customers by understanding their operations and determining how best to ensure payment terms are met.

Supporting Senior Management with query/invoice/payment updates.

Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

To ensure monthly cash and overdue debt KPIs are achieved.

Experience and Skills Required


Proven experience and knowledge of the processes of allocations, postings, journals, debits and credits.

Intermediate Excel experience (Pivot table, Formulas, V-Look up, Conditional formatting).

Demonstrable capabilities to produce accurate and timely reconciliations of debtor and sales ledger accounts.

Previous experience of dealing with large complex ledgers.

Excellent communication skills and record of accomplishment of building strong relationships with customers.

Experience and Skills Desirable

ICM or AAT qualified working towards qualifications.

There is also a monthly bonus of up to £700/month on top of your monthly base salary on offer if certain targets are hit

Only relevant candidates will be contacted
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  • Job Reference: 657030868-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: JSM Recruitment
    JSM Recruitment
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Monthly bonus of up to £700
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent